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Strike on Dnipro: One fatality confirmed, casualties may increase

Strike on Dnipro: One fatality confirmed, casualties may increase Photo: consequences of the Russian missile attack on the Dnipro (

In Dnipro, there is already confirmation of one fatality due to a Russian missile strike on a nine-story building, with six others injured. Additionally, the number of casualties could potentially increase, according to Minister of Internal Affairs Ihor Klymenko.

"At 07:45 p.m., there is information about one fatality and five injured. Unfortunately, there may be more casualties," Klymenko reported.

He also mentioned that rescuers continue to clear the rubble. People are trapped in apartments. Emergency services rescued one man from a car buried under debris from the damaged building.

"All relevant services are on-site. Necessary assistance is being provided to the victims," added the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

Later, the head of Dnipropetrovsk Regional Military Administration, Serhiy Lysak, reported that the number of injured has risen to six people. Among them is a 7-month-old baby girl suffering from smoke inhalation poisoning.

Three locals are in critical condition, including two women aged 27 and 30, and a 29-year-old man. Others are in stable condition.

"Four floors of the apartment building are severely damaged. There are likely people trapped inside apartments, as well as in cars around the site of the missile attack," noted Lysak.

Rocket strike on Dnipro

Russian forces today, June 28, in the evening, launched a rocket strike on a high-rise building in Dnipro.

Russia destroyed four floors of the building with its strike, resulting in casualties and injuries.